• Unveiling of Stobs memorial – Armistice Day 2018

    We are delighted to have completed the reconstruction of the memorial at Stobs Camp. Originally built by the German prisoners for their ‘Comrades who died far from home’ it had been destroyed in the 1960s […]

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  • Hawick Museum exhibitions

    The Stobs Camp Project is delighted to announce that Hawick Museum will be opening two new exhibitions on Sunday 4th November 2018. Behind the Wire: Civilian Internment in the British Empire, 1914-1919 – includes Stobs […]

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  • Upcoming talks in 2019

    The Stobs Camp Project is out on the road again soon. Here are our upcoming talks: – March 28-30, 2019 – Knockaloe, a local, national, global perspective – Isle of Man conference April 28, 2019 […]

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  • Calling all volunteers!

    Calling all volunteers!

    The Stobs Camp Project is now looking for volunteers to help conduct research and to take part in on-site activities and workshops. Not only will your invaluable help be contributing to our shared knowledge of Stobs Camp but there […]

     
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    The Great War

    In October 1914, the authorities let it be known that Stobs was to be used as a Prisoner of War camp and a £50,000 contract was placed for the construction of 200 wooden huts which would […]

     
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    The Second World War

    Little information survives regarding the camp after the Great War. However, a specialist venereal disease hospital opened after the Armistice using the former German POW hospital. Eventually, there was a return to a summer training […]